This is an Over-the-Board Tournament.
The Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in the 2021 Charlottesville Open! Registering and paying in advance saves you time, allowing you to avoid the "last minute line" at the tournament site.
TO REGISTER: Fill out the form below and submit payment using the secure PayPal payment website. You can either use your Credit Card or your PayPal account. Required information is indicated with a red asterix (*). Registration is complete and your information is submitted to tournament organizers as soon as your PayPal payment is processed.
Early Entry is $65 through SATURDAY JULY 8th, 2023. Starting Sunday, July 9th entry increases to $80. On-line registration will end at 6PM on Friday, July 14th. On-site registration will be open from 7-10PM Friday evening, July 14th and 7:30-9:15AM on Saturday morning. Blitz Entry, if you decide to play, is $30 online, $35 starting July 9th and at the tournament. We retain $5 of Entry Fees from players who withdraw before the start of Round 1.
Round 1 starts at 10 AM SHARP!!
Chess Sets will be provided by the VA Chess Federation, but you are welcome to bring your own set. PLEASE BRING YOUR INCREMENT-CAPABLE CHESS CLOCK.
This tournament is US Chess-rated, which means that players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. US Chess membership is available on-site--cash, check or credit cards accepted. Virginia Residents are required to be members of the VA Chess Federation (VCF), these memberships also are available on site or as part of signing up for the tournament
Be prepared to observe COVID protocols.